"This work is unlike any other, in its range of rich, conjuring imagery and its dexterity, its smart voice. Carroll-Hackett doesn’t spare us—but doesn’t save us—she draws a blueprint of power and class with her unflinching pivot: matter-of-fact and tender." —Jan Beatty

Posts tagged ‘God is Love’

Daily Prompt Love <3 Defending the Weak

8 July 2019

Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute. Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.” -Psalm 82: 3-4

Make art about taking action to protect and defend the weak and oppressed.

protect the weak

 

 

Daily Prompt Love <3 Bible Says What?

30 June 2019

My focus in studying Anthropology was cross-cultural perspectives of religions, with a specific eye toward where the origin of Christianity intersected with Judaism. I am not a Biblical scholar, but I know a little. 

Thinking on how many times the Christian Bible has been translated, rewritten, revised. Looking to the Old Testament, even the major religions can’t agree on how many books should be included. The Jews have 24 books, the Protestants 39, the Catholics 46, and the Eastern Orthodox have 51.   And contemporary scholars believe there are between 300,000 and 400,000 different versions of the New Testament. There are more different versions of the New Testament than there are words in it. 

Make art about what’s lost in translation. 

Daily Prompt Love <3 Divine

21 April 2019 

When I was a little, little girl, I saw an episode of the original Star Trek series in which all of the voices/souls of a lost planet swirled in a huge sphere of multicolored, sparkling light, floating through space. At five years old, I thought that must be what God is like. 

Make art about your idea of the divine. 

divine

 

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